2 Corinthians 17b-
A precious sister in Christ defines it this way:
Unique.....existing as the only one, or sole example: single: solitary in type or characteristic.
Grace.....Gods gift of salvation, granted to sinners for their salvation: It is God-
So blessed are we, to be made thru Him and of Him, being covered by His Grace, even when we don't deserve it.
Just as He gives each one of us gifts, He created each one of us in His image, but with our own personalities, our own pasts, individual likes and dislikes, frailties and strengths, all unique, all a blessing to Him and to us. Scripture says, "shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou?" (Isaiah 45:9). So rather than ask God why He made us as He did, we allow Him to come glorify Himself through us. He's the potter, we're the clay, and He will mold us and make us as He desires, but we must be a willing vessel on the Potter's wheel. Our uniqueness in His hands becomes a shining light, a pearl of great price, a wonder to many and a beacon of hope. Can we but desire so great a salvation and celebration of just being our true selves?
Beloved, scripture says in Isaiah 46:4-
In celebrating our uniqueness we allow God to be God. Being unique allows us to think and operate outside the box of self-
This is why our uniqueness is such a reason for celebration. The work of Christ is finished and God sees us as covered in the blood of His Son, all clean and sparkling white, an empty canvas anxiously awaiting the precious strokes of a loving God to paint our lives anew and afresh, to lead us to places we would have never dreamed of going.
Our humanness doesn't limit the God of the Universe in His unfailing love and care of His children. In fact, it rather highlights His goodness and unending mercy and grace to us. After all, while we were YET sinners, Christ died for us. God loved us so much He sent His Son to die in our place, not because we stood right before Him or had done all these gloriously wonderful things, but while we were YET sinners. So we stand before Him utterly defenseless, without words to argue our point if we get into much complaining about why me and why this, or the many whys we often ask in frustration or desperation. The Lord has covered it all in grace and love, and His arm is outstretched still. Though man rebels and gives up, the Lord leaves the 90 and 9 and comes to find us. His Word to us is still, "Come, and I will give you rest. All who come unto me I will in no wise cast out".
So make Jesus the Lord of your life today. Let this wonderful Savior take the wheel of your destination and show you great and precious promises out of His Word you might have never known before. You can come just as you are. In fact, just as you are is excellent in every way, and very good in God's opinion remember. Let Him take your uniqueness and use it for His glory. For our God uses the base and weak things of the world to confound the wise. When we're "not all that" in our own estimation we become "all that" in the Potter's hands. What is unique to you is a beautiful gift from God. He celebrates your uniqueness for He knew you even in your mother's womb, and He is even now carrying you to your old age.
May the grace of our Lord Jesus be with you all.
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